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Francois Truffaut : The Complete Films - Duncan Paul ; Ingram Robert

Francois Truffaut : The Complete Films

Hardcover Published: 10th March 2013
ISBN: 9783836534796
Number Of Pages: 192

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Truffaut's rejection of traditional cinema

"I make normal films for normal people." François Truffaut

From The 400 Blows to Jules and Jim to The Last Metro, François Truffaut (1932–1984) practically defined the French cinema of his era and was one of the founders of the New Wave which took the industry by storm in the late 1950s. His endlessly touching and romantic films always tinged by a touch of reflective sadness, made him one of France’s favorite and most successful directors.

This book traces Truffaut’s career and includes rare images drawn from his archives.

About the Editor

Paul Duncan has edited 50 film books for TASCHEN, including the award-winning The Ingmar Bergman Archives, and authored Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick in the Film Series.

About the Author

Robert Ingram has lectured in French language, literature, and film at the universities of Wolverhampton and Oxford. With Diana Holmes, he co-authored François Truffaut (1998) and jointly edited Manchester University Press’s acclaimed French Film Director series.

Industry Reviews

"A gorgeous and informative tribute to an outright giant of World Cinema."

ISBN: 9783836534796
ISBN-10: 3836534797
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 10th March 2013
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 30.0 x 24.0  x 1.88
Weight (kg): 1.26

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